Key Environmental Development Issues
Those in the business community who may be affected by environmental factors include: buyers and sellers of businesses, existing facilities, and real property; their lenders, brokers,...

Considerations for a Multiple-Use Stormwater Detention Facility
A 60-year-old neighborhood provides the unusual setting for the City of Tulsa's Turner Park-Will Rogers High School Stormwater Detention Facility. The 20-acre site is located...

A Microcomputer Based Interactive Model for Strategic Land Use -- Transportation Planning
This paper describes a microcomputer based urban activity model, intended as a tool for use by planners to explore impacts of various development scenarios. The model, LUTRAM, is menu...

Computer-Assisted Creativity for Traffic Problems
The main objectives of this paper are to describe a system for computer-assisted creativity, or innovation support, known as The Idea Machine (TIM), and to highlight two case study applications...

Public/Private Partnership for Development of the South Brunswick Station
Because of projections for continued residential and commercial growth and a large gap between stations, NJ TRANSIT decided to construct a new station in the Township of South Brunswick....

Prediction of Debris Flow Prone Areas and Damage
It is very important when drawing hazard maps to estimate damage to houses from debris flow of certain fixed quantities. A debris flow disaster, which occurred in Kake Town, Hiroshima...

A Tale of Two Laboratories
Two unusual research centers are built with the materials that will be studied in them, but the similarities end there. GE Plastics' $10 million Living Environments concept...

The Evolution of Grid-Generated Turbulence in the Neighborhood of a Density Step

Repair of an Improperly Detailed Masonry Facade: A Case History
The masonry facade of an 18-story condominium building was constructed with an inconsistent pattern of shelf angle supports, marginal lateral restraints and without any horizontal control...

Compressive Strengths of Lean Concretes Containing Fly Ash
The compressive strength development of lean concretes containing fly ash was evaluated. Concretes were prepared at total cementitious materials contents of 423, 517, and 564 lb/yd3...

Upgrading Antique Sewers
In a $35 million, four-year program, the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (MWRA) completely restructed the pumping system serving the sewers under East Boston, Chelsea, Revere and...

Residential Streets
This book, Residential Street Design is a joint effort of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the National Association of Home Buiders,...

The Carson House in Eureka, California

The Gamble House - Pasadena, California

The House in Cold Climates — Current Technologies

Building in Reservoirs
The Croton Supply System, one of the three major water supply systems for New York City, is undergoing extensive rehabilitation. In an innovative use of space, some of the new construction...

Concrete Residential Construction in Baja, Mexico
Mexicali, Mexico has experienced earthquakes of magnitude 6.0 to 7.6 on the Richter Scale. A popular and readily available residential construction material is reinforced concrete comprised...

Suburban Superfund
Discovery of methane seeping into houses at a new development near Newark, Del. set off investigations that eventually led to the U.S. EPA declaring the site eligible for Superund cleanup...

Port Conversion to Residential and Retail Use

Foundations on Expansive Soils in Northern Virginia
Thick layers of clayey silts (MH) were observed at several sites where townhouse developments were planned. These deposits had a high shrink swell potential. Maximum swell pressure tests...

 

 

 

 

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